The Cobb at Lyme Regis in west Dorset has provided a man-made harbour since medieval times. It was the setting for the film "French Lieutenant's Woman".
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Houses on the promenade at Lyme Regis in Dorset date from the early 1700s. The area is famous for its fossils, and one is built into the wall of the house on the left.
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Looking across Lyme Bay in Dorset from Lyme Regis towards the Golden Cap, the highest cliff on England's south coast.
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Kimmeridge Bay in Dorset has its own small oilfield with a "nodding donkey" sitting on the cliff. In the distance is the Isle of Portland.
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Abbotsbury in Dorset has a sub-tropical garden adjacent to Chesil Beach, a shingle bank many miles long.
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